Journal article

Grounded theory as a method for research in speech and language therapy

J Skeat, A Perry

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION DISORDERS | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2008

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The use of qualitative methodologies in speech and language therapy has grown over the past two decades, and there is now a body of literature, both generally describing qualitative research, and detailing its applicability to health practice(s). However, there has been only limited profession-specific discussion of qualitative methodologies and their potential application to speech and language therapy. AIM: To describe the methodology of grounded theory, and to explain how it might usefully be applied to areas of speech and language research where theoretical frameworks or models are lacking. METHODS & PROCEDURES: Grounded theory as a methodology for inductive theory-building f..

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